COSTA MESA, Calif. – No. 21 Vanguard (23-11) played like it had something on the line Saturday, which accordingly it did, trouncing Concordia (Ore.) (19-10) in straight sets (25-16, 25-17, 25-18) to earn a highly-coveted trip to the 2014 NAIA Volleyball National Championship Final Site in Sioux City, Iowa.
COSTA MESA, Calif. – No. 10 Vanguard was eliminated from the 2014 NAIA Women's Soccer National Championships following a 0-0 (2OT) tie with No. 15 Cal State San Marcos (11-2-5) in the opening round of play. The Cougars advanced to the final site in Orange Beach, Ala. via a shootout.
COSTA MESA, Calif. – No. 3 Vanguard took down La Sierra 85-56 Monday evening in nonconference women's basketball action. Riley Holsinger (JR/Spokane, WA) propelled The Pride with a monster 29-point, 15-rebound double-double, while Samantha Doucette (JR/Irvine, CA) scored a game-high 30 points. With the victory, the Lions improve to 2-0 on the year.
LAS VEGAS – No. 1 Vanguard split its Vegas Tip-Off Classic (hosted by Concordia) games over the weekend, defeating No. 15 Westminster (Utah) 74-62, and falling to No. 22 Rocky Mountain (Mont.) 95-82. The Lions currently sit at 4-1 on the season.
COSTA MESA, Calif. – Four Vanguard seniors, Kelly Heenan (SR/Costa Mesa, CA), Jessica Neves (SR/Mission Viejo, CA), Kendall Haldi (SR/Fallbrook, CA) and Ashli Bellinger (SR/Chandler, AZ), won the final Golden State Athletic Conference contest of their careers on Saturday night in The Pit, posting a dominant three-set (25-13, 25-7, 25-16) sweep against William Jessup in front of a solid group of Roarers.
COSTA MESA, Calif. – Vanguard (RV) completed an unlikely feat on Saturday, earning the Golden State Athletic Conference's automatic bid to the 2014 NAIA Men's Soccer National Tournament (Opening Round) with a 2-0 win over The Master's College (11-9-1) in the league's tournament championship.
SANTA BARBARA, Calif. – No. 10 Vanguard battled for 90 minutes on Friday afternoon, but could not overcome No. 5 Westmont, as it fell 2-1 in the Golden State Athletic Conference Tournament Championship. Liliana Ruiz (SR/Madera, CA) scored for the Lions in the contest.
COSTA MESA, Calif. – No. 3 Vanguard opened the 2014-15 season with tight 74-73 win over Bethesda University of California to move to 1-0. Newcomer Riley Holsinger (JR/Spokane, WA) paced The Pride with a game-best 30 points and 6 assists in the affair.
COSTA MESA, Calif. – After being chosen as the Golden State Athletic Conference Defensive Player of the Week in back-to-back weeks, freshman Brandon Gomez (FR/Los Angeles, CA) was selected as the National Defensive Player of the Week for his efforts on the field against a pair of tough GSAC opponents.
COSTA MESA, Calif. – NAIA No. 1 Vanguard tallied its third win of the preseason on Tuesday, taking down West Coast Baptist in dominant fashion, 102-52. DeAngelo Jones (SR/Cheney, WA) scored a game-high 19 points in the affair, in just 19 minutes of action, while collecting 6 rebounds and 2 assists.
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|NAIA Men's Soccer National Championships Final Site|
|(13) Westmont College at||5:30pm|
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|NAIA National Volleyball Championships Final Site (Sioux City, IA)|
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|California State University-San Marcos||PST|
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|California State University-Northridge||PST|
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